Lewisham Council - Downham and Whitefoot


Downham and Whitefoot

Find out more about Downham and Whitefoot including local events, democracy, schools, transport links and more.

Local events

Select a date from the calendar. 

Fit bus transport to exercise for older people Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 24 October 9am to 1pm

Our minibus is picking older, isolated people up from 'hubs' in the local community and take them to exercise sessions available in Downham, Whitefoot, Grove Park and Catford South.


Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 24 October 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.


October half-term football course

Forster Memorial Park 24 October 10am to 3pm

Half term holiday football course for boys and girls aged 4–12 years, all abilities welcome.


Under 5's Free

Downham Library 24 October 10am to 10.30AM

Join us for songs, rhymes, actions and stories for ages 5 and under. Free, no need to book.


Colouring Club Free

Downham Library 24 October 10.30AM to 11am

A fun colouring in session.


Schools in the area:


Downham was mostly farmland until the 1920s with a rifle range that was close to today's Rangefield Road. London county Council bought the farmland between 1920-23 and built two-storey brick houses with gardens.